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Trump attends repatriation of four Americans killed in Syria

Trump attends repatriation of four Americans killed in SyriaTrump flew to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, where they walked slowly up the cargo ramp of the grey C-17 cargo plane that had brought home the remains. Trump and the rest of his delegation, which included senior army and navy officers, emerged from the plane after several minutes to stand at attention, saluting.



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CNN’s Jim Acosta attends first White House briefing since press credential fight

CNN’s Jim Acosta attends first White House briefing since press credential fightCNN’S Jim Acosta asks questions at a White House Press Briefing for the first time since his press credentials were revoked, then reinstated under a federal judge’s order.



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Smiles, selfies as Saudi crown prince attends investment forum amid 'crisis'

Smiles, selfies as Saudi crown prince attends investment forum amid 'crisis'Saudi Arabia’s powerful crown prince appeared Tuesday at a glitzy investment forum boycotted by a host of global business leaders, as the petro-state admitted it is facing a “crisis” after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman smiled and took selfies with cheering delegates during his 15-minute appearance on the opening day of the three-day Future Investment Initiative (FII), which is aiming to project the historically insular Gulf kingdom as a lucrative business destination. The conference, nicknamed “Davos in the desert”, has been overshadowed by the outcry over the murder of Khashoggi inside the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul on October 2, with a string of leading international investors pulling out over the case.



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Rod Rosenstein Attends White House Meeting As Job Is Reportedly In Jeopardy

Rod Rosenstein Attends White House Meeting As Job Is Reportedly In JeopardyDeputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who was overseeing special counsel



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Putin attends Austrian foreign minster's wedding

Putin attends Austrian foreign minster's weddingRussian President Vladimir Putin attended the wedding of Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl on Saturday, in a visit that the opposition says has damaged Austria’s reputation for political neutrality. Putin was one of around 100 guests at Kneissl’s wedding to businessman Wolfgang Meilinger in the picturesque village of Gamlitz in southeastern Austria.



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Paul McCartney attends March for our Lives Rally in New York City

Paul McCartney attends March for our Lives Rally in New York CityPaul McCartney attends the March for Our Lives rally in New York City, not far from where Beatles bandmate John Lennon was fatally shot.



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Egypt's el-Sissi attends Christmas Mass amid tight security

Egypt's el-Sissi attends Christmas Mass amid tight securityCAIRO (AP) — In a show of solidarity with Egypt's embattled Christians, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi Saturday made a symbolic appearance at an Orthodox Christmas Mass in a new cathedral as tens of thousands of soldiers and police deployed outside churches across the country in anticipation of possible attacks by Islamic militants.



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Protests erupt in Paris as Donald Trump attends Bastille Day rally

Protests erupt in Paris as Donald Trump attends Bastille Day rallyBastille Day protests threatened to boil over into violence at the end of Donald Trump’s visit to Paris, as his opponents took to the streets for the second consecutive day. Mask-wearing demonstrators threw glass bottles and missiles at lines of riot police blocking roads near the French capital’s Gare du Nord station, stopping a huge march in its tracks. “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA,” chanted marchers holding “Make The Planet Great Again” signs, shortly after Mr Trump and his entourage left Paris following grand Bastille Day celebrations with Emmanuel Macron.



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Live: President Trump attends Bastille Day parade

Live: President Trump attends Bastille Day paradeParis has tightened security before its annual Bastille Day parade, which this year is being opened by American troops with President Donald Trump as the guest of honour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I. US President Donald Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump watch the annual Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris Credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP Two hours before the parade Friday, the famed Champs-Elysees avenue was emptied as was the Place de la Concorde with its golden-tipped obelisk. The wide boulevard has been targeted repeatedly by Islamic extremists, most recently last month when a man crashed his car into a convoy of gendarmes. Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron were expected at the parade's main viewing stand. Macron then heads to the southern city of Nice, where last year an extremist plowed a truck into the holiday crowd, killing dozens.  Video block text  



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Obama attends funeral of ‘great friend’ Dan Rooney

Obama attends funeral of ‘great friend’ Dan RooneyNearly three months after leaving office, former President Barack Obama made his first public appearance Tuesday at the funeral of Dan Rooney, the Pittsburgh Steelers chairman and longtime Obama ally. The 44th president did not make any remarks at the ceremony, held at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. After Rooney died Thursday, Obama released a statement lauding the “championship-caliber good man.” Rooney served as the U.S. ambassador to Ireland during the Obama years.



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